Discovery certificate for object 2016gab
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5100 [ 2018TNSTR1328....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-09-08 07:36:19
Date made public: 2018-09-08
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Source Group: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016gab
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gab
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 21:34:29.760 (323.624002) DEC = +20:37:51.21 (20.630891)
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 06:24:28 (JD=2457639.7669907)



Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-09-08 06:24:28
Flux: 19.2767 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2016gab